Tag: Telegram

Russia to Block Telegram After Court Ruling

The government of Russia, through its media supervision agency, Roskomnadzor, has banned the popular messaging app Telegram. The ban has caused an outcry from human rights activists the world over and highlighted the continued enforcement of stringent measures by the Russian government in the online media world. Telegram, which is quite popular in the cryptocurrency universe, has termed the ban “an open farce” through its founder, Pavel Durov. The Long-Running Battle …
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Beware of the Fake Telegram Company Registered in the UK

When Telegram announced they would host an initial coin offering, the media attention was overwhelming. Now that most of this funding has concluded successfully, it has become apparent that the company raised a lot of money in the process. At the same time, there is a fake Telegram company registered in the UK which raises a ton of questions. Beware of the Fake Telegram Company While most people can tell the real …
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How Did Telegram Raise $850M Again Despite Plummeting Crypto Prices?

Telegram is at it again. While most cryptocurrencies’ prices have taken a nosedive with some even hitting record lows for the year, Telegram remains unfazed and has repeated its exploits from earlier in the year when it broke the ICO record for the most amount of money raised ($850 million). This brings the total amount raised by the messaging app to $1.7 billion, a figure that’s way above their initial …
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Telegram Registers With Russian Government But Won’t Give Up User Data

About a week ago, the world was taken by storm when Russia announced its plans to potentially ban Telegram from the country. Privacy advocates were not too pleased with this decision and became rather vocal to make their voice be heard. The story has gotten another major plot twist, as Telegram founder Pavel Durov registered the company to ensure it operates within Russia’s legal framework. Telegram Wants to Stick Around …
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